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Despite projections, Texas remains red

November 4, 2020

With the Associated Press calling all major elections in Texas, it appears the Republican Party has maintained its grip on the Lone Star State, despite closer races than in past years. With 98% of the...

U.S. Senate seat representing Texas up for grabs

U.S. Senate Candidates for Texas
October 23, 2020

On November 3rd, Texans will not only be voting for the next president of the United States but also for the next Texas representative for the U.S. Senate. This year’s candidates are incumbent John Cornyn,...

Coverage of the MSU animal debates

Goose vs Squirrel
October 23, 2020

Sikes Lake on Monday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. saw a fierce presidential debate that featured squawking, constant interruption and absolute chaos between two figures deemed by political experts to be "unfit to...

Ted Cruz visits Akin Auditorium

United States Senator of Texas Ted Cruz speaks at the Akin Auditorium. Photo by Nathan Martinez
November 2, 2018

About 600 people, including 100 students, attended a rally at Akin Auditorium in Wichita Falls Nov. 1 for Ted Cruz, U.S. senator of Texas and Republican candidate for the U.S. senate election. Cruz...

Vote in the Nov. 6 congressional election

October 16, 2018

November 4, 2014 was the first time I had voted in an election. It was the 2014 Congressional Election and 2014 Texas Gubernatorial Election. Walking to the voting booths, I felt like a legit boss. I even...

Students fight for net neutrality

Elizabeth Chavarria, management junior, gets people to sign a petition to get Stephen Santellana, mayor of Wichita Falls, to support net neutrality at the net neutrality booth in the Dillard Lobby on the first floor on April 9, 2018. Photo by Justin Marquart
April 9, 2018

To garner support and to spread awareness of the negative effects of net neutrality, five students are urging students to sign a petition. "We are student group in Dr. Kataria's Special Topics class...

Trump squeaks by in tight election

Donald Trump speaking with supporters at a campaign rally at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona, Oct. 29. Photo courtesy Gage Skidmore
November 9, 2016

It was a historical night on Nov 8, as Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election. However, some students were not too pleased with outcome.Students and professors sat in Legacy's multipurpose room...

Jesse Brown wins uncontested bid for city council

Jessie Brown, graduate student, talks to head football coach Bill Maskill at the Homecoming bonfire Oct. 27. Photo by Izziel Latour
November 8, 2016

It can seem like Wichita Falls City Council position is just being handed to unopposed candidate Jesse Brown, but this isn't something he is taking lightly.Brown graduated in 2016 with a degree in criminal...

First student debate provides silver-lining for students

Charles Kabangu, nursing senior, watches the student debate on Nov 2. Photo by Izziel Latour
November 8, 2016

It wasn't CNN's fourth presidential nominee epic showdown between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, nor did it garner more than 500 students on campus to watch in awe . It didn't even fill the compact...

Student debaters talk political stereotypes

Marco Torres, history senior at the Midwestern State student debate in Dillard College of Business building. Nov 2nd. Photo by Izziel Latour
November 8, 2016

Even though the race to the White House has come to an end, the issues faced by both parties aren’t going away anytime soon. Manny Hoffmann, political science junior, and Marco Torres, history senior,...

Republicans and Democrats battle at podium

About 70 people attended the student debate Nov. 2 with Marco Torres and Manny Hoffmann discussing election issues.
November 8, 2016

Two students, one representing the Republican ideals, and one representing the Democratic ideals, faced off in a crash of hot topics about the nation’s political issues in Dillard 101. The debate had...

Students back national Republican trends on immigration

Donald Trump speaking with supporters at a campaign rally at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona, Oct. 29. Photo courtesy Gage Skidmore
November 8, 2016

"We have to build a wall, folks." Donald Trump, presidential candidate, said. "We have to build a wall."Students disagree.Mass deportation of illegal immigrants. No way, Jose.Give immigrants a chance to...

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